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Reclined Hand to Foot Pose

Angle-Based Images: Reclined Hand To Foot Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Reclined Hand To Foot Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Reclined Hand To Foot Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Reclined Hand To Foot Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Reclined Hand To Foot Pose Video
Reclined Hand to Foot Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin lying on your back.
Reclined Hand to Foot Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Hug your right knee in toward your chest.
Reclined Hand to Foot Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Either take hold of right big toe with right thumb and peace fingers in Yogi-Toe-Lock, grab the outer edge of your right foot or thigh, or loop a strap around your foot
Reclined Hand to Foot Pose: Step 4
Step 4 Lengthen your leg, reach through your heel, and gently pull your foot in the direction of your head. Relax your left arm long on your left side, palm face down. Breathe here for at least three deep breaths, then repeat on the left.
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Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

Use a strap.

Tips

Only go in this pose when you can maintain deep breaths. Do not force your body beyond its current limits.

Benefits

Strengthens knees. Opens legs, hips, and groin. Improves spinal health. Relieves backaches, sciatica, and menstrual discomfort. Improves digestion. This pose is said to be therapeutic for infertility, flat feet, and high blood pressure. Is alleged to stimulate the prostate gland.

Modifications

Keep a soft bend in the knee if this is too intense on your hamstrings.

Related Exercises

  • Flexibility Exercises
  • Pelvis Exercises
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